News and Tribune

September 6, 2013




Church celebrating 10 years

A carnival atmosphere will blanket the grounds at Faithpoint United Methodist Church on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 7 and 8, for a celebration of its 10 years of ministry.

The public is invited to the free Faith.10 Jubilee” at the church, 6694 U.S. 150 at Navilleton Road, Floyds Knobs, from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Sunday “as a way to thank the community for an amazing decade,” said Lyn Powers of the planning committee.

Games for the young and not-so-young, a live band, snow cones, cotton candy and other carnival foods will highlight Saturday’s activities, which will create times of fellowship for families and individuals of all ages, Powers added.

The celebration of life, growth and community will continue Sunday with a breakfast at 9:30 a.m., followed by worship at 10:30, led by founding pastor the Rev. George Wasson, who was assigned by the Indiana Conference of the United Methodist Church to plant a church in that area in 2003.

For additional information about the event, the church, or its ministries, call 812- 923-0940.

Purdue glee club performing

The Falls Cities Purdue Alumni Club will sponsor the Purdue Varsity Glee Club at 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 8, at Floyd Central High School, 6575 Old Vincennes Road, Floyds Knobs.

Tickets are $12 and all profits go toward scholarships in this area. For more information, call 812-282-7730.


Chance to buy botanicals

Southern Indiana Botanical Society’s annual yard and plant sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Mount St. Francis, 101 St. Anthony Drive, just off U.S. 150 in Floyd County.

Plants, garden and household items, books, and miscellaneous Items have been donated to raise money for gardening projects.

Questions about the yard sale can be directed to Southern Indiana Botanical Society at 502-724-8765.

Attend event, help pets

Cabo Wabo, known for 20-plus years of charitable events, is partnering with the Floyd County Animal Rescue League for the first P.A.W.S (Pets Are Worth Saving) event at the New Albany Riverfront Amphitheater on Saturday, Sept. 7.

Musical guests are longtime area favorites The Rumors and 100% Poly.

This 21-and-over event which begins at 6 p.m. and ending at midnight. Admission is $10. Attendees are encouraged to also bring rolls of paper towels for the animal shelter.


Friends book sale is Saturday

The Friends of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will hold a book said in the library’s Annex Building from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 7.

In honor of Tolstoy, books that are considered classics will be discounted by 50 percent. Regular prices are $1 for hardbacks, 50 cents for videos, DVDs and paperbacks, 25 cents for audio book cassette tapes and 10 cents for magazines and music cassette tapes. Children’s books are available at $1 or less.

5K race to benefit women students

Business Professional Women of New Albany will sponsor the 2013 5K Race For Education which raises funds in support of academic scholarships for the women of Clark, Floyd, Harrison and Crawford counties.

The race takes place Saturday, Sept. 7, with walk-up registration at 7:30 a.m. and start time at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Besides the gratification of giving back to your community, the race is emceed by the New Albany’s own Letty Walter, so there promises to be fun and laughter along with door prizes and goodie bags.

BPW will award teams by highlighting their participation with announcements at the race and with prizes for the most spirited and largest teams. And best of all, any team of 50 or more registered participants will earn the honor of naming a 2014 BPW Academic Scholarship and awarding it to a deserving woman of Southern Indiana.

Visit or call 502-550-9503 for more information.


Bird hike set for Saturday

A guided bird hike will be held at 9 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 7, at Falls of the Ohio State Park, 201 W. Riverside Drive Clarksville, will search for migratory warblers.

The one-mile hike starts at the observation deck of the interpretive center. Afterward, the group will return to the observation deck to look for raptors and shorebirds.

Participants should bring binoculars. For more information, call 812-280-9970.


‘Rock on Water’ to be held Sunday

Rock on Water is coming to the city of Jeffersonville’s RiverStage on Sunday, Sept. 8.

The Christian concert will feature Sidewalk Prophets with special guest Carrollton & Second Perception. The public, church groups and residents are invited to attend the free family event.

Rock on Water will kick-off at 6 p.m. and crowds are urged to arrive early to get a seat on the lawn. Jeffersonville’s RiverStage is located off of Riverside Drive on the banks of the Ohio River at the Terrace Lawn.

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